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The NEA Foundation joins Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign to Launch New Fellowship for Educators

September 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2018) – The NEA Foundation is partnering with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign to launch a new fellowship to provide educators from across the country with resources to fight childhood hunger. In the U.S., nearly 13 million children, or one in six, are living in food insecure homes. According […]

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California Casualty Awardees Terrilyn Fleming: Exchanging Ideas

May 25, 2018

Great educators have great stories. This series gives a glimpse of the ideas, practices, and experiences of the recipients of the NEA Foundation’s California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence. Today, we’re sharing the words of Terrilyn Fleming, an arts educator at J. Graham Brown School in Louisville, KY. I’ve found that exchanging ideas with other educators […]

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Announcing the 2019 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence Recipients

July 23, 2018

The NEA Foundation today announced that 46 public school educators from across the country will receive the prestigious California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala next February in Washington, D.C. The California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence awardees are nominated by their peers for their dedication […]

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California Casualty Awardees Michael Pope: Reaching the Individual Student

May 18, 2018

Great educators have great stories. This series gives a glimpse of the ideas, practices, and experiences of the recipients of the NEA Foundation’s California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence. Today, we’re sharing the words of Michael Pope, an 8th grade science educator at Zama American Middle School in Camp Zama, Japan, Armed Forces Pacific.  Teaching excellence […]

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